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Finished Formulation Prototypes Available
Click on Prototypes Available above and order finished prototypes of selected formulations in the Colonial Chemical library. This assortment is ready-to-ship and demonstrates efficacy of Colonial Chemical products in formulary. Order today!
Hydrating Face Mist #4045 (shown right)
About Colonial Chemical Formulations
Colonial Chemical applications chemists are continually developing starting formulations that can be used in a variety of end-market applications. These are intended to promote new chemistries and market trends reflecting changing consumer demands. In many cases, our applications chemists demonstrate new formulations and prototypes for personal care products at industry trade shows, but the following formulary is not limited exclusively to exhibitions only.
These prototypes are also intended for use as starting formulas only and may be altered or modified as needed. All prototypes undergo stability testing.
This 100% plant-based cleanser uses a combination of Suga®Nate 160NC and Suga®Nate 100NC to create a gentle lather that effectively lifts away dirt and oil without irritation. Also featured is Poly Suga®Mulse D9 for emolliency and to incorporate the essential oils of your choice, so your skin is left feeling healthy and refreshed.
5% AHA Facial Cleanser
Revitalize dull skin with this AHA face wash that effectively cleanses and improves skin tone. This facial cleanser is made with 5% lactic acid for gentle non-abrasive exfoliation that removes dead skin cells to give a brighter, even complexion. Featured ingredients include Cola®Teric CAHS to reduce irritation and skin-conditioning Cola®Lipid C so skin is left feeling soft and smooth, never stripped.
Anti-Pollution Purifying Shampoo
This formulation features Cola®Teric CBS-HP, Suga®Nate 160NC, Cola®Mate LA-40 MB, Poly Suga®Phos 8600P and Cola®Lipid BP. This purifying shampoo will free hair of residue and build up and with antioxidants from Cola®Lipid BP, helps protects your hair from air pollution!
Charcoal Scalp Restoring Scrub
This charcoal scalp restoring scrub combines detoxifying black lava sea salt and fresh sugar granules in a coconut oil base to gently exfoliate and soothe the skin surface and nourish roots, promoting healthy hair growth. The addition of Cola®Mate LA-100 MB creates a rich lather that allows for an easy, clean rinse-off. Includes low-irritation ingredients that can be used over the entire body.
Restore dull, lifeless hair to vibrancy with this plant-based, clarifying shampoo designed to free hair of built-up product residue and pollutants without over-drying. Non-irritating Suga®Nate 160NC is combined with Cola®Teric CHGL, Cola®Teric BBS and Cola®Mate LA-40 MB for a rich lather that effectively removes impurities without the use of harsh sulfates. Cola®Lipid GS then re-nourishes the hair, providing lightweight conditioning and antioxidant benefits to protect against oxidative stress.
Also great for deep scalp cleansing and helps remove dead skin cells, unclog the pores, and wash away dirt and product buildup from hair follicles. Helps to remove odor-causing bacteria and promotes healthy hair growth.
Clean & Simple Face Wash
This sulfate-free daily face wash is designed with safe, mild ingredients. Featured products include plant-based Suga®Citrate L1C, Cola®Teric BBS, Cola®Teric CBS-UL, and Cola®Mate LA-40 MB to create a gentle lather that effectively lifts away dirt and oils. Also featured are skin-conditioning Cola®Lipid C and moisture-locking Cola®Moist BE 200 MB so your skin is left feeling healthy, not tight or dry.
*Not an EPA registered active ingredient
Clear Micellar Conditioner
This Clear Micellar Conditioner formulation features Poly Suga®Quat S1210P and Cola®Quat PDQ in a unique concept for a silicone-free, clear conditioner that is designed with micellar technology to provide mild, weightless conditioning without buildup.
Conditioning Hair Mask
This formulation features Poly Suga®Quat S1210P, Cola®Lipid GS, and Cola®Moist 200 for a deep conditioning hair mask that nourishes and soothes your hair and scalp. While locking in moisture, it enhances smoothness and protects against pollution. Use for periodic deep-conditioning.
Creamy Coco Hand Wash
This plant-based hand wash has a rich, luxurious feel and is easy to formulate with a cold-mixable process. Featured ingredient Cola®Det COCO comes as a ready-to-use blend and gives high foam with a creamy lather. Also included is 100% biobased Suga®Nate 160NC to reduce the irritation potential and the level of salt needed to reach the desired viscosity.
This formulation features Cola®Lux CAO-35 and Cola®Liquid SCMPA to create a gentle, creamy lather, along with Cola®Quat SME and Cola®Lipid C to eliminate unwanted odor and lightly condition.
Detox & Soothe Powder Shampoo
Rethink your routine with this sustainable alternative to liquid shampoo that comes in a concentrated water-activated powder form. Biobased and non-irritating Suga®Nate 160 Dry is combined with high-foaming Cola®Mate LA-100 MB for an anhydrous product that transforms into a creamy lather when combined with water. To use: Sprinkle onto hand, add water and work into a lather before massaging into wet hair, then rinse clean.
Eco Conditioner Bar
Break away from the bottle and reduce waste with this eco-conscious conditioner bar, designed to outlast multiple of its plastic bottle counterparts. This bar is simply prepared with Cola®Quat CBC, a ready-to-use conditioning concentrate that leaves hair soft, bouncy, and smooth. With nourishing butters and oils, this bar can also be used as a conditioning shaving bar.
Use: Lather bar in hands with warm water. Apply bar to wet hair with a combing/swiping motion and massage through. Leave on for several minutes before rinsing for maximum nourishment. Keep bar dry between uses.
Face Cream with Hemp Seed Oil
This silicone-free facial moisturizer is created from premium, mild, skin-nourishing ingredients to maintain healthy skin by providing lightweight, buildable moisture without greasy residue. This cream features a combination of naturally-derived emulsifiers to produce an emulsion that is thick and creamy, yet has a lightweight invisible feel. Cola®Fax CPE provides a dry, silky rub-out, while phospholipid-based Cola®Lipid ST adds a creamier body and acts as a skin conditioner to smooth and soften. Also included is Cola®Moist 200 for long-lasting hydration, promoting healthy, hydrated skin. Gentle enough for daily use on all skin types.
Featuring Cola®Teric BBS and Cola®Teric HBS in a face wash specially designed to be free of palm oil, coconut oil, sulfates, and betaines. Formulated with naturally-derived ingredients to help cleanse, refresh, and address the needs of normal skin. For an everyday gentle clean that keeps you feeling fresh. Provides moisturizing, softening, and antioxidants from grapeseed oil-based Cola®Lipid GS.
This foaming oil face wash works to dissolve and lift away impurities without stripping your skin and is formulated without PEGs or harsh sulfates. Skin-conditioning Cola®Mulse 3GO acts as an oil-soluble emulsifier to transform the oil into a creamy milk in the presence of water. The combination with lactylate creates a gentle foam that allows for an easy rinse-off, leaving you clean and silky smooth.
This formulation features Suga®Nate 160NC, Cola®Teric CBS-HP, Cola®Mate LA-40 MB, Cola®Lac 426 and Poly Suga®Mulse D9 for a powerful yet gentle wash for your skin. This grapefruit scented body scrub with natural gentle Jojoba beads will leave your skin feeling smooth and soft.
This Hemp Seed Oil Foaming Oil Cleanser formulation features Cola®Carb TDC and Cola®Moist 200 in a foaming, hydrating oil cleanser that is made without harsh sulfates to be gentle enough for daily use. Upon contact with water, this oil transforms into a milky lather with a soft foam, allowing for an easy rinse-off and giving you a clean slate without stripping your skin. Great for oily and dry combination skin with added grapeseed for antioxidants and hemp seed oil for anti-inflammatory properties.
This easy-to-mix formulation features Cola®Det DEF-61 and Cola®Moist BE 200 MB for a hydrating, sulfate-free body wash that cleanses and locks in moisture. Your skin will smell great and feel soft after your shower!
Hydrating Face Mist
Quench your skin’s thirst on-the-go with a convenient spritz. This multitasking face mist features Cola®Moist 200 for powerful hydration, as well as Cola®Lipid C for smooth, clear skin. Lightly fragranced with lavender essential oil, this formulation also includes plant-based solubilizer Poly Suga®Mulse D9. Use to prep skin in your morning routine and throughout the day for a refreshing pick-me-up.
Watch Formula Girls video below for more information and a demo of this product!
This non-comedogenic micellar solution formulation features Poly Suga®Mulse D9 and produces a no-rinse solution for gentle cleansing of normal/combination skin. For effective make-up removal, simply apply to cotton wool and gently apply to face – without the need for additional rinsing. It is also safe for sensitive skin and around eyes. The formulation is soap-free, ethoxylate-free, alcohol-free, and paraben-free.
This formula complies with EcoCert standards for natural formulations.
Natural Body Wash (Betaine-Free)
This natural body wash formulation features Suga®Nate 160NC, Cola®Teric CBS-HP and Cola®Mate LA-40 MB in a gentle, high foaming, naturally based body wash. Your skin will feel clean without experiencing the dryness or irritation from harsh sulfates.
Natural Mineral Sunscreen
This natural mineral sunscreen formulation features Poly Suga®Mulse D6 and Colonial Monolaurin MB for a broad spectrum mineral based SPF 30* protection for ultimate sun coverage. Made up of 100% natural moisturizers, it’s non-whitening, and dry to the touch.
*Not a “turn-key” formula. SPF subject to testing.
Nourishing Baby Lotion
This formulation contains Poly Suga®Mulse D6, Colonial Monolaurin MB, and Cola®Fax CPE-K MB, NPA Certified ingredients, for a silicone free, mild baby lotion. It is nourishing and irritant free with a hint of lavender for calming even the fussiest of babies.
This oil-based face cleanser works to dissolve and lift away impurities without stripping your skin of its natural moisture, leaving it feeling soft and supple. Cola®Mulse 3GO, an oil-soluble emulsifier, transforms the oil into a creamy milk in the presence of water that nourishes your skin as it cleanses. To use, massage onto dry skin, then add water to transform the oil to milk before rinsing.
Powder-to-Clay Foaming Mask
This mask comes in a concentrated powder form that transforms into a clay paste, then a gentle foam for easy rinse-off. Featured anhydrous cleansers include biobased Suga®Nate 160 Dry and Cola®Mate LA-100 MB.
Use: Simply mix with water to create a smooth paste, apply to face, and allow to dry. When ready to remove, add warm water and work into a lather, then rinse clean.
Check out the video of the Christine and Molly discussing this formulation!
This eco-conscious shampoo comes to you in a solid bar form, designed to outlast multiple of its bottle counterparts and reduce plastic waste. This sulfate-free shampoo bar is pH-balanced and simply prepared with a hot-pour process, featuring Cola®Mulse 3GO and Cola®Det EQ-154 for gentle cleansing. To use, simply apply bar to wet hair with a combing/swiping motion and massage into a lather before rinsing. Keep bar dry between uses.
This Texturizing Himalayan Pink Salt Spray formulation features Poly Suga®Mulse D9 for a beautiful beach-style volumizing salt spray. Spritz on dry or damp hair for hold and wind-blown texture. Use any time you want to refresh, re-style or add some volume and texture. This formula complies with EcoCert standards for natural formulations.
Tinted Mineral Moisturizer
This formulation contains Poly Suga®Mulse D6, Cola®Lipid C, and Colonial Monolaurin MB for a light facial moisturizer with SPF protection. This all-in-one facial cream moisturizes, smoothes, and protects your skin with broad spectrum mineral based SPF 15 protection. Can be worn alone or under your makeup for added coverage. Great for everyday use!
Waterless Shampoo for Dogs
This formulation features Suga®Nate 160 NC and Cola®Lipid C in a gentle waterless spray shampoo for dogs. Suga®Nate 160NC gently cleanses, while Cola®Lipid C nourishes the hair and skin, giving your pup a healthy shiny coat. With its low irritation properties, this formula is great for dogs’ sensitive skin. Simply spray on, massage into coat, and towel dry.
Wrap N’ Style Conditioning Foam
This conditioning foam formulation features Cola®Lac 426, Cola®Quat PDQ, Cola®Moist 200 and Poly Suga®Mulse D9 for a conditioning and smoothing foam that adds protection and shine. Simply apply foam to hair, comb through, dry and style. Protects hair against heat and breakage, giving you a healthy and shiny look.